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Updated February 1, 1998


WHERE TO SLEEP IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA?

Okay, you've asked for it and here it is...the Insider's Guide to Southern California's accommodation page. Below is a selection of hotels, motels, and bed & breakfasts that we have personally stayed at or inspected and can offer our recommendation to you with no hesitation. None of the properties listed have paid us in any way for their listing here, it's strictly properties that we like enough to recommend to visitors without hesitation.

PRICING CODES (double occupancy):

    $ - less that $50 per night
    $$ - $50 - $100 per night
    $$$ - Over $100 per night
  • prices are approximate...
  • Downtown/Central Los Angeles Long Beach area San Fernando/Simi Valley San Gabriel Valley Orange County Inland Empire
  • Convenient to Dodger Stadium, Music Center, Olvera Street, Union Station, L.A. Convention Center, Chinatown, Grand Central Market, Angel's Flight, the Water Court, Museum of Contemporary Art, Universal Studios
  • BONAVENTURE HOTEL

    This landmark hotel is one of the 10 most photographed buildings in the world. It's also a very comfortable place to stay. Rooms have spectacular views. Several good restaurants, shops, and bars on the premises. 404 South Figueroa, (213) 624-1000 PRICE: $$ - $$$


    NEW OTANI HOTEL

    This Japanese-style hotel always rates high on customers lists. Located in the heart of Little Tokyo, the New Otani specializes in giving Japanese businessmen some peace & relaxation in the heart of a big city. Very tranquil gardens along with some fine, if pricey, restaurants. 120 S. Los Angeles St., (213) 629-1200 PRICE: $$ - $$$


  • Convenient to Beaches, Port, Catalina, Cruise Ship Terminals, Orange County, South Bay
  • HYATT REGENCY HOTEL

    This waterfront hotel is located in the heart of downtown Long Beach. Really nice rooms, walking trails around lagoons & beaches. Within walking distance to Shoreline Village, Pine Square, Long Beach Arena & Convention Center, and a quick shuttle ride to the Queen Mary or Belmont Shore. Nearby is the terminal for Catalina Cruises. 200 South Pine Ave., Long Beach (562) 491-1234 PRICE: $$ - $$$


    LORD MAYOR'S INN B&B

    5 spacious rooms, all with private bath, in a restored 1904 home that used to house the mayor of Long Beach and his family. Close to the Blue Line train. Includes full breakfast. 435 Cedar Ave., Long Beach (562) 436-0324 PRICE: $$ - $$$


      San Fernando/Simi Valley

    NONE YET...KEEP CHECKING. UNTIL THEN MAY WE SUGGEST THE >PASADENA AREA?

      San Gabriel Valley
  • Convenient to Pasadena, San Gabriel Mountains (Angeles National Forest), Santa Anita Racetrack, L.A. County Arboretum, Huntington Library
  • WYNHAM GARDEN HOTEL

    Very nice rooms, close to shopping & restaurants. In a great location. 700 West Huntington Drive, Monrovia (626) 357-5211 PRICE: $$


    OAK TREE INN

    Very nice rooms, close to shopping & restaurants. In a great location. Free continental breakfast. 788 West Huntington Drive, Monrovia (626) 358-8981 PRICE: $ - $$


    HYATT REGENCY IRVINE

    In one of the most convenient Orange County locations and close to everything. Great weekend packages...ask and you shall recieve. The weekend package prices make this a great getaway for us, recently we stayed over a Saturday night for $75 including full breakfast and 6PM checkout. 17900 Jamboree Road, Irvine (714) 975-1234 PRICE: $$ - $$$


    NOTHING YET, CHECK BACK SOON


    BONAVENTURE HOTEL, DOWNTOWN. Accessible rooms available. Extensive lobby area is completely accessible. Accessible mass transit: Downtown DASH Bus, Red Line Subway, MTA Bus (MTA not always reliable), Metrolink Commuter train (Mon - Sat), Blue Line train to Long Beach.

    NEW OTANI HOTEL, DOWNTOWN. Accessible rooms available. Extensive lobby area is completely accessible. Accessible mass transit: Downtown DASH Bus, Red Line Subway, MTA Bus (MTA not always reliable), Metrolink Commuter train (Mon - Sat), Blue Line train to Long Beach.

    HYATT REGENCY HOTEL, LONG. Accessible rooms available. Extensive lobby area is completely accessible. Paid handicapped parking available. Accessible mass transit: Long Beach Transit bus, Long Beach Transit Runabout (free), Blue Line train to downtown L.A., Orange County Transit bus, Ferry to Catalina.

    WYNDHAM GARDEN HOTEL, MONROVIA. Accessible rooms available. Lobby area is completely accessible. Free handicapped parking available. Accessible mass transit: Foothill Transit bus, MTA Bus (MTA not always reliable), Monrovia Transit.

    OAK TREE IN, MONROVIA. Accessible rooms available. Lobby area is completely accessible. Free handicapped parking available. Accessible mass transit: Foothill Transit bus, MTA Bus (MTA not always reliable), Monrovia Transit.

    HYATT REGENCY HOTEL, IRVINE. Accessible rooms available. Extensive lobby area is completely accessible. Free handicapped parking available. Accessible mass transit: Orange County Transit bus, Metrolink commuter train (Mon - Fri), Amtrak.

    WYNDHAM GARDEN HOTEL, MONROVIA. Accessible rooms available. Lobby area is completely accessible. Free handicapped parking available. Accessible mass transit: Foothill Transit bus, MTA Bus (MTA not always reliable), Monrovia Transit.



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